Andean Expedition — Multi-destination
From the Plains to the Andes; A tour of Cundinamarca, Meta, Boyacá and Santander that will allow you to get to know Colombia in a non-traditional way
12 days / starting at 1771 USD* / $6'729.000 COP*
*Minimum value per person for a group of 5 people
**We work with dynamic rates, this means that the cost will depend on the number of people and the dates of your trip
Wilderness and Expeditions
A journey through the foot of Monte Llanero to the western mountain range, which will let you discover different cultures and traditions.
A journey that will take us from 467 masl to approximately 5400 masl, knowing different climates and regions of Colombia.
What will you find?
Starting in the piedmont piedmont to Puerto López in the Meta region, with average temperatures of 23 to 30 ºC. Then our journey will take us to the region of Boyacá to the Sierra Nevada del Cocuy; at the northern end of the Cordillera Oriental, one of the most important scenarios of perpetual snow in Colombia. Then we will arrive at the Santander region and we will go to the town of Barichara a historical and emblematic place in the Eastern Cordillera of the Colombian Andes, declared a national monument and historical and cultural heritage of humanity for its colonial architecture, its landscapes, gastronomy and its tough and friendly people, make this a unique place.
In all our journeys you will be accompanied by a Shift Insider. Our Insiders are inspiring travelers and explorers whose love of nature, adventurous spirit, and profound knowledge of the flora, fauna, geology and culture of the places we visit, makes them belong to Shift. Meet our Insiders, who are able to reveal for you the very secrets of the places you visit.
Jose Daniel Henao
Business manager, entrepreneur, consultant in organizational strategy and development, adventure program director, co-founder of TRAVEX and Master Instructor for Leave No Trace/NOLS. He leads adventure courses and classes that promote outdoor learning such as ABC I, ABC II, BAP, Leave no Trace, outdoor cooking, among others.
In Puerto Lopez - Meta, you will be accommodated in a hotel that is located in the middle of a private nature reserve of gallery forests. It is a classic place with swimming pool, air-conditioned rooms, fan and private bathroom.
In the Sierra Nevada del Cocuy - Boyacá, you will be left in some cabins with an amazing view of the snow-capped mountains in the north of the mountain range. The cabins are at 3,800 meters above sea level and it is an excellent place to acclimatize; They are simple but very comfortable and have a bathroom, hot water and fireplace.
In Barichara - Santander, you will be accommodated in a hotel that is an old house with colonial architecture, built in tapia tread (the most traditional in the region). It has a private bathroom in the rooms and is located in the town center.
Puerto Lopez to Raquira
When you travel with us, you make a difference, as you encourage those who welcome you into their homes and communities to become more passionate each day about their role as hosts of Colombia's unfolding to the world.
Below you will find percentages detailing how your money will be invested:
|Food and lodging||15%|
|Operation and administration||16%|
|Sales and marketing||14%|
|Contribution to a local cause||2%|
|Fees and taxes||17%|
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